The Wantage Tramway




S.H. Pearce Higgins, reprint of 1958 publication, hardback, green cloth, dust wrapper, 158pp + illustrations

Contents: Introduction by John Betjeman; Origin, Promotion & Construction; Inauguration of Passenger Traffic, 1875-1876; Steam Power Established, 1874-1879; The Tramway at Work, 1875-1925 – Financial Structure of the Company, Description of the Line, Traffic & Working Arrangements, 1875 et sq., Compressed Air Trial 1880, Track Renewal, Claims, Progress & Expansion, 1880-1914, The Great War & After, Staff salaries, etc., The End of Passenger Traffic. Last Years, 1925-1947; Rolling Stock – Introduction, Table of Engines & Cars, Tramway Engines & Locomotives, Passenger Cars; Tickets & Fares, Appendices and Notes.


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Weight 663 g


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